The Truth About My Summer Internship

By Lauren Herber, Editor-in-Chief T-birds are renowned for having amazing careers that take them to far-away places. I’ve met many T-Bird alums that have traveled the world working for highly sought-after companies or that run their own successful businesses. It’s certainly an elite group to join, and if you aren’t careful, the pressure to have […]

A Little Bit of Thunderbird Campus History

By Nash Wills, Co-Editor Thunderbird really is a historic institution. Obviously in the grand scheme of things 71 years isn’t all that old, but we aren’t comparing this place to the Sistine Chapel. Age is relative. We are comparing it to the In ‘N’ Out Burger on Bell Road; to pretty much every building that […]

The Same Mistakes all Over Again: Simbi and Our Lack of Economic Imagination

By Chris Barton, Staff Writer “Keep your money. It’s no good here. The economy isn’t working for 99% of us, so we’re building a new one,” claims Simbi’s website, a cheery blue and white page full of smiling people. Simbi is an online bartering platform. The idea is that everyone has a service that they […]

The Deplorables, Me, and Bobby McGee; Pt. 1: From A-Bomb to AuH20

By Jake Strickler, Editor-in-Chief “Whenever I feel bad, I go to the library and read controversial periodicals. Though I do not know whether I am a liberal or a conservative, I am nevertheless enlivened by the hatred which one bears the other. In fact, this hatred strikes me as one of the few signs of […]

TEM LAB in Tanzania

By Alex Marino, Staff Writer All Photos courtesy of Neha Bandekar Last week, we welcomed home some traveling T-Birds who had embarked on challenging business adventures in Romania, Senegal, and Tanzania. The Tem Lab teams all represented Thunderbird with the vigor, enthusiasm, and professionalism that makes this institution a globally notable brand. I caught up […]

Breaking the Ice with that T-Bird you Always Run Into

By Mary Richardson, Staff Writer You already know what he’s doing this weekend. You already know what he did last weekend. You also already know where he’s from and what he studied in his undergrad. You’ve cycled through these questions the past two months as well as exchanged a few unenthusiastic comments about having so […]

Google predictive text, “Why is {insert country} so…”

Aaron W. Rockwell – Staff Writer Saw this post the other day, and thought I should recreate it but with the world view. Essentially grabs the top three autocomplete texts from when someone writes in Google; for example, “Why is America so..” Most of the predictive text searches asked “why the country was so poor” […]

Reaching Out With TBRO

By Laura Aviles, Staff Writer The pins started to pass from hand to hand throughout the classroom. The message they displayed: “Supporter,” together with the hashtag #ComingOutDay.  It was October 11th, the day on which this tradition is celebrated. This particular day commemorates the coming out of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and asexual (LGBTQA) […]

Raising Arizona

By Julio Espinoza, Staff Writer The General Election ballots are finally arriving in our mailboxes, and they contain a proposition that will have an important impact on our economy. Proposition 206, the Minimum Wage and Paid Time Off Initiative, is on this November ballot as an Arizona estate statute. If approved, Prop 206 could raise […]

The Bleeding Dance Forms of Asia

By Janhavi Hunnur, Staff Writer With Eastern Regional Night having already passed by, the images and sounds of Bollywood-style dance are still playing in our minds. Dance has been evolving along with the human race throughout history and is comprised of interesting events that have shaped its evolution all across the world. Asia’s cultural and […]